Good news from our farmers and school project in Western Kenya

I got some news from our local social worker and our projects in Bungoma county, Western Kenya: “Today, together with the trainers of Boehringer Ingelheim’s Lastmile Team we did a field review on the farmers who participated in a training that was applied 3 weeks ago. It was quite amazing and farmers are very much…

Pictures from our School building in Kenya

After demolishing the old school building in Webuye, Western Kenya now the preparation for the new building have started. In three month the first building will be ready. Teachers and students as well as students are looking forward. And we, too.

Safety trainings for schools in Kenya – that’s health, too!

The Making More Health safety book for schools and students in Kenya The safety book is our basic training material for teachers, students and parents in Kenya. The book contains topics such as how to ensure to make schools safer, eg that there are no strangers in the school yard, how to teach about safety…

Schools for poor are poorly managed – time to change

As one project of our work under the umbrella of the Making More Health Initiative, Boehringer Ingelheim and in close partnership with Ampath we invest in education for children from disadvantaged backgrounds in rural communities in Western Kenya. Schools for poor are managed poorly, schools for rich are managed in a rich way Investing in…

Beautiful waterfalls at Webuye, Kenya

Just a few impressions from a very impressive place in Western Kenya. Listen and see These waterfalls (Nabuyole falls) are close to Webuye, a rural town in Bungoma county that has definitely a lot of challenges and poverty, but also amazing landscapes and very helpful, smart people. There is not really tourism around, even this…

An interview in Kenya about schools, students and challenges

We arrive at one of the primary schools here in Bungoma county, Kenya. Many schools have very poor infrastructures and are in a poor status. In all the schools there are hundreds of children. The school we visit might be good at hosting 400 students. But the number of the students is growing every day:…